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* AtonementDetective: Former Marine. Tells someone he's about to fire for even considering compromising evidence:

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* AtonementDetective: Former Marine.Marine; see SemperFi below. Tells someone he's about to fire for even considering compromising evidence:



* ItIsNotYourTime: [[spoiler: "Near Death"]]

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* ItIsNotYourTime: [[spoiler: "Near Death"]]Death."]]



* NearDeathExperience: see It Is Not Your Time above.

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* NearDeathExperience: see It Is Not Your Time ItIsNotYourTime above.



* ScarsAreForever: Mac still has scars from being burned by a hot piece of shrapnel during the 1983 terrorist bombings in Beirut, from being blown up in "Charge of this Post," and from his bullet wound in "Near Death."

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* ScarsAreForever: Mac still has scars from being burned by a hot piece of shrapnel during the 1983 terrorist bombings in Beirut, from being blown up in "Charge of this Post," and from his bullet wound in "Near Death."



* TenMinuteRetirement: See Crusading Widower above. He was back the next episode.

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* TenMinuteRetirement: See Crusading Widower CrusadingWidower above. He was back the next episode.



* FatalAttractor: See Alone with the Psycho above. Also, her secret admirer in season 4 turned out to be [[spoiler: Mac's 333 Stalker.]]

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* FatalAttractor: See Alone with the Psycho AloneWithThePsycho above. Also, her secret admirer in season 4 turned out to be [[spoiler: Mac's 333 Stalker.]]



* MsFanservice: See Absolute Cleavage above.

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* MsFanservice: See Absolute Cleavage AbsoluteCleavage above.



* MrFanservice: Even franchise creator Anthony Zuiker joked about putting him in a vest or having him take his shirt every season.

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* MrFanservice: Even franchise creator Anthony Zuiker joked about putting him in a vest or having him take off his shirt every season.



* DarkAndTroubledPast: See Harmful to Minors below. Takes her a while to open up to everyone about it, especially Danny.

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* DarkAndTroubledPast: See Harmful to Minors HarmfulToMinors below. Takes her a while to open up to everyone about it, especially Danny.



* AbusiveParents: His [[spoiler: dad]] is revealed as abusive in "The Real McCoy."

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* AbusiveParents: His [[spoiler: dad]] is revealed as abusive in "The Real McCoy.[=McCoy=]."



* BrainyBrunette

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* BrainyBrunette BrainyBrunette: Specializes in facial reconstruction.



-->'''Mac:''' Jo, stop.

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-->'''Mac:''' Jo, stop.Jo. Stop.



** In season 9, Jo tells Mac that he and Christine need to get married and "start popping little blonde babies out into the world." He raises his eyebrows and she says, "I see the way you two look at each other." He gives a slight eyeroll and walks away without a word.

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** In season 9, Jo tells Mac that he and Christine need to get married and "start popping little blonde babies out into the world." He raises his eyebrows and she says, "I see the way you two look at each other." He gives a slight eyeroll eyeroll, turns and walks away without a word.



* FalseSoulmate: To Mac.



* FalseSoulmate: To Mac.


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* ClearMyName: "Past Imperfect"

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* ClearMyName: "Past Imperfect"Imperfect."



* AFatherToHisMen: Tries his best to mentor Danny in Season 1 and comforts him when his brother is severely injured; inspires Lindsay with reenactments in Season 2, hugs her protectively on several occasions, during season 7 reassures her after her ordeal with Shane Casey in 'The 34th Floor' and saves her from a hail of bullets in 'Life Sentence;' saves Flack's life in the Season 2 finale; gives Sheldon a place to stay when he loses his apartment in 'It Happened to Me;' helps Adam deal with issues stemming from his childhood in Season 9.

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* AFatherToHisMen: Tries his best to mentor Danny in Season 1 and comforts him when his brother is severely injured; inspires Lindsay with reenactments in Season 2, hugs her protectively on several occasions, during season 7 reassures her after her ordeal with Shane Casey in 'The "The 34th Floor' Floor" and saves her from a hail of bullets in 'Life Sentence;' "Life Sentence;" saves Flack's life in the Season 2 finale; gives Sheldon a place to stay when he loses his apartment in 'It "It Happened to Me;' Me;" helps Adam deal with issues stemming from his childhood in Season 9.



* ManlyTears:
** Averted with Claire. He doesn't cry when speaking about her to the locked-in victim or at Ground Zero in "Blink" or during his "limbo" period in "Near Death."
** Invoked with Christine. In "Misconceptions," he breaks down when he finally realizes that he's going to lose her if he doesn't swallow his pride, apologize and open up to her.



* ScarsAreForever: Mac still has scars from being burned by a hot piece of shrapnel during the 1983 terrorist bombings in Beirut, from being blown up in 'Charge of this Post,' and from his bullet wound in 'Near Death.'
* SemperFi: Once a Marine, always a Marine. Note his use of the present tense in this exchange from 'Tanglewood' in Season 1:

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* ScarsAreForever: Mac still has scars from being burned by a hot piece of shrapnel during the 1983 terrorist bombings in Beirut, from being blown up in 'Charge "Charge of this Post,' Post," and from his bullet wound in 'Near "Near Death.'
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* SemperFi: Once a Marine, always a Marine. Note his use of the present tense in this exchange from 'Tanglewood' "Tanglewood" in Season 1:



* TeamDad: Whenever the others, especially Adam, are goofing around in the lab, he always sets them straight. Usually a stern look will do the trick, but occasionally such as the time Adam & Danny where teasing Lindsay by using age progression software on a pic of her, he'll say something parental like, "Are you three done?" and they'll immediately snap to attention. But let anyone else threaten any of them...

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* TeamDad: Whenever the others, especially Adam, are goofing around in the lab, he always sets them straight. Usually a stern look will do the trick, but occasionally such as the time Adam & Danny where teasing Lindsay by using age progression software on a pic of her, he'll say something parental like, "Are you three done?" and they'll immediately snap to attention. [[PapaWolf But let anyone else threaten any of them...]]


* HeartbrokenBadass: Lost his wife, Claire, in the 9/11 attacks. Suffered with insomnia for years afterward.

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* HeartbrokenBadass: HeartbrokenBadass / HurtingHero: Lost his wife, Claire, in the 9/11 attacks. Suffered with insomnia for years afterward.


* {{Determinator}}: One VictimOfTheWeek is delivered to a laundry facility that handles linens from hotels all over the city. Flack comments that there are only about 70,000 hotel rooms in NYC. Our hero's response?

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* {{Determinator}}: One VictimOfTheWeek is delivered to a laundry facility that handles linens from hotels all over the city. Flack snarkily comments that there are only about 70,000 hotel rooms in NYC. Our hero's response?



-->'''Sonny Sassone:''' That's right. That's the way we do it. Mafia style. You look a man dead in the eye and, watch the light go out. But chu wouldn't know anything 'bout *that* would ya, *coppa*?

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-->'''Sonny Sassone:''' That's right. That's the way we do it. Mafia style. You look a man dead in the eye and, and watch the light go out. But chu wouldn't know anything 'bout *that* would ya, *coppa*?



** In season 9 , Jo tells Mac that he and Christine need to get married and "start popping little blonde babies out into the world." He raises his eyebrows and she says, "I see the way you two look at each other." He gives a slight eyeroll and walks away without a word.
* TheProfiler: Part of her training with the FBI, and she's very good at it. Makes a great first impression on Mac profiling the victim upon her arrival at the lab in episode 7.01, "The 34th Floor." In episode 8.10, "Clean Sweep," she uses her skills to help a somewhat shell-shocked suspect remember exactly what happened.

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** In season 9 , 9, Jo tells Mac that he and Christine need to get married and "start popping little blonde babies out into the world." He raises his eyebrows and she says, "I see the way you two look at each other." He gives a slight eyeroll and walks away without a word.
* TheProfiler: TheProfiler:
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Part of her training with the FBI, and she's very good at it. Makes a great first impression on Mac by profiling the victim upon her arrival at the lab in episode 7.01, "The 34th Floor." "
-->'''Mac:''' (''wide-eyed'') Do you happen to know her mother's maiden name?
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In episode 8.10, "Clean Sweep," she uses her skills to help a somewhat shell-shocked suspect remember exactly what happened.



Mac's stepson. Reed is the son who Mac's late wife, Claire, gave up for adoption before meeting Mac. When Reed went looking for his biological mother, he met Mac instead.

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Mac's stepson. Reed is the son who Mac's late wife, Claire, gave up for adoption before meeting Mac. When Reed went came looking for his biological mother, he met Mac instead.



The sister of Mac's partner, Stan, who was killed in the line of duty. When Lindsay and Jo made Mac a Facebook page to demonstrate during a case how easily someone could be impersonated, Mac left the page up, and he and Christine reconnected and have been dating ever since. After going through a lot in seasons 8 and 9, Mac proposed to her at the end of season 9, and she accepted.

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The sister of Mac's partner, Stan, who was killed in the line of duty. When Lindsay and Jo made Mac a Facebook page to demonstrate during a case how easily someone could be impersonated, Mac left the page up, and he and Christine reconnected and have been dating ever since. After going through a lot in seasons 8 and 9, Mac proposed to her at the end of season 9, and she happily accepted.

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*TheProfiler: Part of her training with the FBI, and she's very good at it. Makes a great first impression on Mac profiling the victim upon her arrival at the lab in episode 7.01, "The 34th Floor." In episode 8.10, "Clean Sweep," she uses her skills to help a somewhat shell-shocked suspect remember exactly what happened.


* ActorSharedBackground: She's Greek.


* HideYourPregnancy: Anna Belknap's first pregnancy, the second gave us Lucy.


* AFatherToHisMen: Tries his best to mentor Danny in Season 1 and comforts him when his brother is severely injured; inspires Lindsay with reenactments in Season 2 and hugs her protectively on several occasions; saves Flack's life in the Season 2 finale; gives Sheldon a place to stay when he loses his apartment in 'It Happened to Me;' helps Adam deal with issues stemming from his childhood in Season 9.

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* AFatherToHisMen: Tries his best to mentor Danny in Season 1 and comforts him when his brother is severely injured; inspires Lindsay with reenactments in Season 2 and 2, hugs her protectively on several occasions; occasions, during season 7 reassures her after her ordeal with Shane Casey in 'The 34th Floor' and saves her from a hail of bullets in 'Life Sentence;' saves Flack's life in the Season 2 finale; gives Sheldon a place to stay when he loses his apartment in 'It Happened to Me;' helps Adam deal with issues stemming from his childhood in Season 9.



* KnightInSourArmor

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* %%* KnightInSourArmor



* MysteriousPast

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* %%* MysteriousPast



* SharpDressedMan: He wears a suit to work more often than not (complete with tie in season 1).

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* SharpDressedMan: He wears a suit to work more often than not (complete with tie in season 1). Even when his suitcase goes missing for weeks upon his return from London in season 4, he still manages to dress nicely. The black button-down shirt he dons before his suitcase is returned is so sharp Danny remarks, "Whoa, Mac, back in black!"



* PutOnABus: At the beginning of season 7.

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* PutOnABus: At the beginning of season 7. She transfers to New Orleans to head up the crime lab there and is never seen nor heard from again after episode 7.01 (and only because she sent Lindsay a package then).



* MrFanservice

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* MrFanserviceMrFanservice: Even franchise creator Anthony Zuiker joked about putting him in a vest or having him take his shirt every season.



* PermaStubble

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* PermaStubble PermaStubble: Practically the entire series run.

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* SharpDressedMan: He wears a suit to work more often than not (complete with tie in season 1).


* IntrepidReporter

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* IntrepidReporterIntrepidReporter: Begs Mac for inside info on cases so he can scoop mainstream media with his blog. Throws himself into every story he writes, to the point of [[spoiler: being taken hostage by the cabbie killer, who forces Reed to use his blog to get his point across and then severely injures him, leaving him for dead.]]


* ChristmasCake:

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* %%* ChristmasCake:



* IWantGrandkids: Played with. She's after Mac, not her kids, to start a family.
** Episode 7.18, "Identity Crisis," ends with this exchange:
-->'''Jo:''' Mac, you need to get married and have kids, so I don't have to go through all these challenges alone.
-->'''Mac:''' Have you lost your mind?
-->'''Jo:''' Yeah, don't get married. Just adopt a child. Children are wonderful.
-->'''Mac:''' Misery loves company, huh?
-->'''Jo:''' You would make a great father.
-->'''Mac:''' Jo, stop.
-->'''Jo:''' Don't you ever think about being a grandfather?
-->'''Mac:''' [scoffs] Hey, if I buy you a burger and a beer, will you stop talking?
*TheMatchmaker:
** Discussed. During Mac's "Near Death" experience in the season 8 finale, he and Sheldon take turns telling each other that they should get married. Each responds to the other with "You sound like Jo."
** In season 9 , Jo tells Mac that he and Christine need to get married and "start popping little blonde babies out into the world." He raises his eyebrows and she says, "I see the way you two look at each other." He gives a slight eyeroll and walks away without a word.



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!!Reed Garret

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[[folder:Reed Garret]]
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!!Reed GarretGarrett


* MysteriousPast: Finally revealed in "Run Silent, Run Dee."

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* MysteriousPast: Finally revealed in "Run Silent, Run Dee.Deep."



* FairCop: He's the tall, dark and handsome one of the bunch.

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* FairCop: He's the tall, dark and dark, handsome one of the bunch.



* ClearMyName: "Raising Shane"

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* ClearMyName: "Raising Shane"Shane."



* AbusiveParents: His [spoiler: dad]] is revealed as abusive in "The Real McCoy."

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* AbusiveParents: His [spoiler: [[spoiler: dad]] is revealed as abusive in "The Real McCoy."



* SupremeChef

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* SupremeChefSupremeChef: Owns a small restaurant at first; makes plans to close it and open a bistro in season 9. Is shown in flashback as having cooked for her brother when he and Mac were partners. Cooks elaborate meals for Mac once they start dating.


* ActionMom
* BewareTheNiceOnes

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* ActionMom
ActionMom: Saving Lucy from [[spoiler: Shane Casey.]]
* BewareTheNiceOnes BewareTheNiceOnes: See above.



* AbusiveParents
* {{Adorkable}}
* HollywoodNerd
* TheLabRat
* TechnoWizard

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* AbusiveParents
AbusiveParents: His [spoiler: dad]] is revealed as abusive in "The Real McCoy."
* {{Adorkable}}
{{Adorkable}}: Adorable smile...check. Sweet personality...check. Lab geek? Oh, yeah.
* HollywoodNerd
HollywoodNerd: Lab coat...check. Messy hair...quite often. Sci Fi nut? Oh, yeah.
* TheLabRat
TheLabRat: It's his job after all.
* TechnoWizardTechnoWizard: Once he's joined the team, virtually all the computer-related investigations become his responsibility, as opposed to Danny's prior to his arrival.



* BornDetective

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* BornDetectiveBornDetective: Followed in her father's footsteps.



* BrainyBrunette
* ChristmasCake

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* BrainyBrunette
BrainyBrunette: Profiles victims and suspects so correctly it surprises them...as well as her colleagues.
* ChristmasCake ChristmasCake:


* AbsoluteCleavage: Many of Stella's outfits highlight her cleavage, but in Episode 4.03, "You Only Die Once," Stella wears a scintillating black dress that drops all the way to the top of her stomach.
* ActionGirl

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* AbsoluteCleavage: Many of Stella's outfits highlight her cleavage, but in Episode episode 4.03, "You Only Die Once," Stella wears a scintillating black dress that drops dips all the way to the top of her stomach.
* ActionGirlActionGirl: Is in the thick of things with Mac & Sheldon defending the lab in episode 3.24, "Snow Day."



* FatalAttractor
* FosterKid
* MsFanservice

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* FatalAttractor
FatalAttractor: See Alone with the Psycho above. Also, her secret admirer in season 4 turned out to be [[spoiler: Mac's 333 Stalker.]]
* FosterKid
FosterKid: Episode 3.22, "Cold Reveal."
* MsFanserviceMsFanservice: See Absolute Cleavage above.



* PutOnABus: At the beginning of season seven.
* QuirkyCurls
* TeamMom

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* PutOnABus: At the beginning of season seven.7.
* QuirkyCurls
QuirkyCurls: Never changes her hairstyle throughout her six seasons.
* TeamMom TeamMom: Particularly to Lindsay when she first arrives.


* BrainyBrunette: It was her analysis of blood spatter in a major case in Montana that In "The Lady in the Lake, she asks Mac if he believes in luck, then proceeds to explain in detail how she arrived at her conclusion which provided a lead in the case. Mac tells her, "That's brains, not luck."
* DarkAndTroubledPast
* ExpositoryHairstyleChange: Sports mid length hair in season 2-3, either straight or wavy before having chin length hair from season 4-6, then to shoulder length hair from season 7-9.

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* BrainyBrunette: It was her analysis of blood spatter in a major case in Montana that caused Mac to hire her in the first place. Inspired by his demonstrations in "Zoo York" and a few other episodes, she becomes a reenactment expert. In one of her earliest episodes, she answers a question of Mac's before he has a chance to ask it. He asks how she knew what he wanted and she explains her thought process, which impresses him. In "The Lady in the Lake, she asks Mac if he believes in luck, then proceeds to explain in goes into detail as to how she arrived at her a conclusion which provided a lead in the case. Mac tells her, "That's brains, not luck."
* DarkAndTroubledPast
DarkAndTroubledPast: See Harmful to Minors below. Takes her a while to open up to everyone about it, especially Danny.
* ExpositoryHairstyleChange: Sports mid length mid-length hair in season 2-3, seasons 2 & 3, either straight or wavy before having chin length hair from season 4-6, then to shoulder length hair from season 7-9.



* BornDetective

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* BornDetectiveBornDetective: His father was a cop as well.



* DeadpanSnarker
* FairCop

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* DeadpanSnarker
DeadpanSnarker: Practically every episode he has something sarcastic to say, quite often providing comic relief in tense situations.
* FairCopFairCop: He's the tall, dark and handsome one of the bunch.



* NotThatKindOfDoctor: Averted.

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* NotThatKindOfDoctor: Averted. In "Corporate Warriors," a suspect asks him, "What kind of doctor investigates fires?" Sheldon had spent 3 years in the ER before transferring to the morgue, then to the Crime Lab.



* AnonymousBenefactor: The newspapers dubbed him 'the Guardian Angel' for his $1 million gifts to families several victims whose cases had really stuck with him.
* TheCoroner

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* AnonymousBenefactor: The newspapers dubbed him 'the 'The Guardian Angel' for his $1 million gifts to families of several victims whose cases had really stuck with him.
* TheCoronerTheCoroner: Obviously. Took over a few episodes after Sheldon transferred to the field.



* NonIdleRich

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* NonIdleRichNonIdleRich: Continues to work in the morgue after making his fortune.



* SupremeChef

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* SupremeChefSupremeChef: Mentions recipes he's tried, often with fairly exotic ingredients.

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